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Financial Analyst at Landmark Group

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
December 17, 2019

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Key Skills

Financial Analysis

Business Strategy

Business Forecasting, Reviews &


Financial Modelling

Cost Impact Analysis

Forecasting & Reporting

Data Analysis & Interpretation

MIS Reporting

New Project Management

Budgeting & Cost Control

Talented analyst who excelled at analysing and reporting financial information to executive management; actively worked with strategic business units to ensure accurate and value added analysis

Profile Summary

Experienced finance professional with a track-record in financial analysis, evaluation of business plans & investment proposals. Skilled in conducting business valuations and industry analysis aided by good understanding of capital markets, financial modeling/ forecasting Handled the complete budgeting & cost control functions for various business units across Landmark Group KSA

Proficient in the use of analyzing business plans and econometric tools for analyzing financial performance, business data and price elasticity Completed revenue and expense analysis; analyzed financial data and provided management with suggestions for improvement Generated financial forecasts, mid-quarter estimates and business plans based on analysis of market trends; prepared analytical interpretations as requested

Provided financial and analytical support and responded to ad-hoc projects Assisted with cash reconciliations, payment date accounting, monthly reporting & report production, financial analysis & reporting Soft Skills

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Career Timeline

Since Nov’13

RR Donnelley


Trivandrum, as

Senior Financial


Arun Sathish

Skype ID: ssarun564


Nov’09 to Nov’13

Landmark Retail


Financial Analyst


MBA in Finance [2007-2009] – Alagappa University with 59.5% Bachelor of Commerce [2004-07] – Kerala University with 60% 12th from Board of Higher Secondary Kerala with 73.1% in 2004 10th from Public Examination Board Kerala in 2002 with 77.6% Work Experience

Nov’13 till date

Landmark Retail Group-KSA Riyadh

Financial Analyst


Preparing financial reports, charts, tables including retail KPI report, GL scrutiny and confirmation for month end closing as requested as well as financial reporting & analysis for assigned functional areas Generating timely, relevant and accurate reports and analysis of the organization’s performance to facilitate decision-making towards achievement of the budget and strategic plan

Developing various financial models and standard templates that went on to be used by the Finance Dept. during the planning processes and further ensured quality, accuracy and focused analytic review Using financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts to provide insights to management on driving business results Providing administrative and client service support to project managers and account teams in day-to-day operations

Designing setting up of sales projections, business strategy & finalizing annual targets along with Operational Heads

Monitoring income & expenses versus budget, tracking the variances, recommend corrective actions and following up on remedial actions for retail productivity, gross margin and stocks & sales Conducting reviews and evaluations with functional heads for cost- reduction opportunities

Ensuring due compliance as per financial control parameters accountable for Internal Control System

Evaluating & presenting feasibility of new projects and assessing the financial implications of new or existing stores

Reviewing/validating payroll, overtime payments and incentives on time Negotiating & reviewing arrangements with local purchase suppliers Supervising, controlling & authorize local purchases (local & non-Trading) Ensuring stocks are in line with pre decided norms on terms of stocks levels Previous Experience


RR Donnelley Technopark.,Trivandrum

Senior Financial Associate

o Preparation of financial Statement and reports for clients and Company Management.

o Preparation of payroll statement, employee’s salary account statement with bank.

o Reconciliation of bank accounts, clients’ accounts, receivables statement.

o Entering daily transactions into the system after approval. o Assisting Finance Manager for preparing various statement preparation and account finalization

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 10-05-1987

Languages Known: English, Malayalam and Hindi

Address : Riyadh Gallery Mall, Gate No. 1A, 2nd Floor, King Fahad Highway P.O. Box 91861, Riyadh 11643 KSA

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